Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes
Chinese name: 西红柿炒鸡蛋 (xī hóng shì chǎo jī dàn)
With only salt added as the recipe shows, the Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes successfully keeps the original flavor and taste of the two main ingredients.
It is very simple so that many housewives and working class people would cook it very frequently. The dish also is of high nutrition value, being a good choice for body building and senility-resisting.
Recipe of Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes
cooking oil; salt
Note: The amount of the ingredients and seasonings above can be appropriately used according to one's personal taste.
1. Crack the eggs into a bowl. Add a little water and salt. Beat up.
2. Leave the pedicels of the tomatoes. Clean and cut into chunks with the size of orange segments. Put onto a plate for further use.
Place a wok over high heat. Add some cooking oil and heat it. Switch the heat to medium fire and pour the beaten egg slowly. Fry for 10-20 seconds. Then gently stir the egg from the edge of the wok to the center and continue frying for another 10-20 seconds until both sides turn golden. Turn off the heat. Cut the egg into small chunks. Remove and put on a plate.
Leave some cooking oil in the wok. Add in tomato chunks when the cooking oil is hot. Stir-fry over high heat for 1-2 minutes until the juice almost dries out.
Add in some salt and thoroughly mix with the tomato chunks. Then put the egg chunks in and stir to combine with tomatoes. Turn off the heat. Serve the mixture on an exquisite plate.
The Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes is finished. It looks bright and smells good.
2. If cooking the dish for guests, it is suggested to sprinkle some chopped green onion as garnish after dishing up.
How to Make the Best Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes:
2. It is necessary to beat the egg thoroughly so that it can be fried well and have the right color.
3. Enough cooking oil should be added when stir-frying the eggs to avoid sticking to the wok.
4. In order to maintain the original flavor of the eggs and tomatoes, no extra water should be added during cooking.
2. Egg: Containing abundant protein, vitamins, lec
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Thank you for your detailed Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes recipe. I've tried to make this dish using your recipe, but when I showed the dish result to my China Mainland's friend (they are from Beijing,Shandong, and Wuhan), three of three people said that i'm apparently lacking tomato ingredient there and I should use scallion instead of green onion. So which one is the authentic recipe?